Consumer Medicine Information
What is in this leaflet
This leaflet answers some common questions about Duromine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. If you need any more information about Duromine please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
All medicines have risks and benefits. Your doctor has weighed the risk of you taking Duromine against the benefits it can have for you.
If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
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The name of your medicine is Duromine. Duromine capsules contain the active ingredient, phentermine. Phentermine is combined with a resin which slowly releases the phentermine so the effect of Duromine lasts all day.
What Duromine is used for
Duromine is used to reduce body weight in obese or overweight patients. Your doctor will assess whether Duromine is suitable for you. Duromine works by directly affecting the area of the brain that controls your appetite making you feel less hungry.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
Duromine should be used as a part of an overall weight management plan which should include a medically controlled diet and exercise program.
Duromine is available only with a doctor’s prescription.
Your doctor may prescribe Duromine for another purpose. If you are not sure why you are taking this medicine ask your doctor.